Moynihan Family History

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Moynihan Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muimhneacháin ‘descendant of Muimhneachán’, a diminutive of the byname Muimhneach ‘Munsterman’, i.e. someone belonging to the province of Munster. (In County Mayo this surname has sometimes been changed to Munster.)

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Moynihan Family Origin

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Moynihan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Day Laborer

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moynihan. The most common Moynihan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Moynihan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Moynihan family was Day Laborer.

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Moynihan Life Expectancy

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